use privation in a sentence.
I like how they talk about it as if not using Facebook is some extraordinary privation.
I've never taken a formal debate class, but I think what you are arguing falls under the Fallacy of Relative Privation.
His point is that it was Cisco that masterminded the privation of liberty, to use it as as a lever in the civil suit.
I wonder if this is maybe a confused reference to the privation theory of evil?
An additional factor is that my parents were born during the Great Depression and experienced the privations of WWII on the home front.
A few of the privations of the Chinese were listed: Heating, housing, vegetable oil, and a clean environment.
Joking aside, I think there are a lot of people in Africa, Haiti and, sadly, many other places in the world, who would get a lot more out of a few dollars than my daughter, who will hopefully never experience anything like the sort of privation many people see every day there.
Imprisonment is the privation of your liberty/freedom.
The US Constitution, at least, was written in remembrance of the privations of an occupying army.
The privations of the Chinese people are related to trade imbalances because if the Chinese government allowed their huge trade surpluses to go towards buying goods (heating, vegetable oil, etc) for the Chinese people (thereby reducing trade surpluses), then most Chinese people would have higher standards of living.
For the same reason why many people in the world experience material privation: not enough time/talent to do it themselves.